Typed note cards with anecdotes (scenes) in chronological order. The first page has a note written by Haley:
"Most important thing in my life seemingly accidental, but their pattern seems ''meant to be' / Dad - the orange world/ the slice of tree / the storytellers / Dad's story."
Alex Haley. "Chapter 2 Notes." Box 1, folder 3. Alex Haley Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Hoffman Family Library, Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT.